Individual Giving & Events Officer

Employer
The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA)
Location
West London
Salary
£23,000 - £24,500 plus benefits
Closing date
30 Jun 2021

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Function
Fundraising, Administration, Community Fundraising, Events Fundraising
Sector
Professional & Commercial, Children & Youth, Public Services, Arts / Culture, Education
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

A world-class drama school and educational charity, LAMDA – the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art – delivers exceptional vocational training in the performing arts. LAMDA’s core aim is to train and develop the best artists regardless of social or financial background. The Academy is at an exciting time in its evolution, paving the way for drama school training in the 21st century and developing multi-skilled creative artists and technicians. In order to ensure that its work is accessible to all, LAMDA is passionately committed to widening participation and operates a robust scholarship scheme, awarding significant support to one in five full-time students each year.

The Role

The Development department has a vital role in supporting on-going excellence in training and securing funding to ensure we increase diversity in our student body and long term in the industry. The department also works closely with our alumni network.

This role is an exciting and busy one working predominantly with LAMDA’s individual donors who range from local neighbours who donate regularly and have us in their will, to major donors who supported our capital build and continue to donate to projects, scholarships and training excellence.

It is a varied, busy and creative fundraising post working closely with the Director of Development to administer and support the cultivation, engagement, and stewardship of individual donors, including an exciting events programme.

The post holder will have a warm and confident nature, excellent administration skills and experience of individual giving and administering events.  With excellent written and verbal communication skills, you will be highly organised and have a good eye for detail. Furthermore, you will have good project management skills.

Application Process

We want you to have the opportunity to really tell us about yourself and explain to us why this opportunity is right for you. All applications will be judged on content, not on format.

To find out more and apply, please visit our website via the apply button.

Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday 30 June 2021

Interview date: w/c 5 July 2021

We welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities, as these groups are under-represented at all levels in the LAMDA staff.

We would like to hear from people whose situation, background and/or identity is currently under- supported across the arts and training sector and within our organisation. Including but not limited to people who are culturally and ethnically diverse and experience racism in our society, those with LGBTQ+ identities, neurodivergent and/or D/deaf and disabled, and those with caring responsibilities and those who have experienced socio and economic barriers.

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